Nov 02, 2019

Community Prayer Breakfast

We invite you to attend our 3rd Community Prayer Brunch (this year a breakfast) at the Richard Henson Center at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. The theme for the brunch is “For Us By Us: Building Stronger Communities One Program at a Time" and the speaker is Shavon Arline-Bradley, co-chair for Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. National Social Action Commission.

 

Prayer Brunch Statement of Purpose:

Under the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated Political Awareness and Involvement Thrust, Social Action has always been and will continue to be a major part of who we are and what we do as Deltas. Founded by 22 women with Christian principles and impeccable values, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated also sees prayer as an integral part of our efforts to move forward with our Social Action agenda.

 

It is the belief of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, and implemented on a local level by the Princess Anne Alumnae Chapter (PAAC), that the legislative agenda, as outlined by the Grand Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, moves our Social Action agenda forward. The sorority’s Social Action agenda strives for the honoring of our ancestors and our past history, acknowledges the work being done presently by Sorors worldwide, and invests in and shapes the future for generations to

come.

 

The goal of the PAAC 2017-2018 Social Action agenda is to bridge the gap that divides our families, communities and our nation. PAAC asks you to join us in a community prayer for the furthering of programs and services that will help with our Social Action agenda. Specifically, the Social Action issues we support include but are not limited to:

  • Healthcare that allows for patient protection; children being insured through parents and protecting patients with preexisting conditions

  • Education funding for the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Historic Preservation Program; Continued support for Pell Grants and Parent Plus Loans; Continued support for free and reduced school meal programs

  • Voting Rights that introduce and pass the Voting Rights Act in the 115th Congress; implement and advance protection from voting suppression

  • Economic Development that funds training for 21st century jobs and provides affordable and accessible child care

  • Financial Security that provides protection for workers’ rights and sustains and increases Social Security funding; maintains the current definition of Social Security eligibility

  • Census 2020 and Voter Registration

The aforementioned issues are only a glimpse into the Social Action agenda of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. We remain committed to public service and to the uplifting of the black community.

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